Product support and training

Renishaw recognises that buying a laser or ballbar measurement system is a major investment for you and your company. We want you to be sure you are choosing the right solution for your application and can operate it effectively.

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Renishaw ballbar and laser systems are designed to be user-friendly and are supported by some of the best system manuals in the industry.

Whether for the XL-80 and ML10 laser systems or the QC10 and QC20-W ballbar, you will find that the manuals contain a wealth of easily accessible information, viewable on your Microsoft Windows® PC. Content can be browsed and reviewed by chapter or index subject, or accessed via its full search facility.


Additional training can be beneficial in getting the best out of your system. Many Renishaw subsidiaries can provide such training either at Renishaw facilities or at customers' sites. More formal class and workshop based courses are offered both in the UK and the USA and can be tailored to meet specific needs.

Training in the UK


Training in the USA

 Renishaw ballbar training class   Calibration training 

Online support

Basic troubleshooting guides are included in all the manuals provided with our products. For more detailed support please visit the main product pages or our separate support website. This includes 'frequently asked questions' and other applications and product support materials. Of course you can at any time use the 'enquiry' form to contact us for specific help.

Direct support

If you experience problems that cannot be solved by the information contained within the system manuals or other published documentation you have access to technical support from Renishaw's subsidiary companies and regional offices and a dedicated support team back at Renishaw plc in the UK. The support engineers will be able to answer your questions either directly or by directing you to relevant documents.

When contacting technical support staff, please have details of equipment serial numbers and/or software versions available, as they are often required as part of the technical investigation of problems.

Useful links

Support website - provides additional support (including manuals) and applications information.

Upgrades and promotions - details of latest software and product upgrades.

Calibration equipment registration form

Next steps

Contact us online if you require more information or you have a pricing query, or alternatively you may like to speak directly to your local Renishaw office.